Analysis of Community Structure in Wikipedia (Poster).

Analysis of Community Structure in Wikipedia (Poster).


Lizorkin D., Medelyan O., Grineva M.


We present the results of a community detection analysis of the Wikipedia graph. Distinct communities in Wikipedia contain semantically closely related articles. The central topic of a community can be identified using PageRank. Extracted communities can be organized hierarchically similar to manually created Wikipedia category structure.

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Graph analysis, community detection, Wikipedia


WWW2009: 18th International World Wide Web Conference.

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Information Systems

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